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Stranded global race crew recovering in Abu Dhabi

The Volvo Ocean Race crew who crashed into a reef in the Indian Ocean and spent two days stranded on an island surrounded by sharks, have flown to Abu Dhabi. The nine sailors of Danish-backed boat Team Vestas Wind were being debri

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VOR fleet heading to Abu Dhabi in December

Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) fleet, the seven contending yachts in the epic, nine-month, round-the-world, challenge, is officially on its way to Abu Dhabi, UAE. Following Cape Town’s successful first leg stopover, Abu Dhabi will host th

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UAE's Khalid big hit ahead of Volvo Ocean Race

Emirati sailor Adil Khalid, trimmer for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ador) – the emirate’s Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) contesting crew – is now featured on giant billboards throughout Alicante Airport in Spain ahead of the race start on

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Rotana official hotel for Volvo Race Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has signed its first major sponsorship agreement with Rotana Hotel for the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) Stopover fleet stopover planned for this December until next January. The

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Abu Dhabi set for 2014 Volvo Race

Abu Dhabi, which made waves on the global sailing scene with its hosting of the world's premier offshore sailing race in January last year, is now all set to host the third 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race stopover in December 2014. A

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Etihad Cargo carries dhows to Volvo race finale

Etihad Cargo, a division of UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways, recently carried two traditional Arabian dhow sailing craft to Ireland for the Volvo Ocean Race finale. The vessels, each measuring 22 feet in length and weighing a total of 1 to

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Abu Dhabi race fleet leaves for China

After two-weeks of Volvo Ocean Race celebrations in Abu Dhabi, the five-strong fleet set sail on leg three of the round-the-world odyssey to Sanya, China to the rapturous cheers of thousands of fans. Marking the occasion, and the handing o

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Abu Dhabi race fleet leaves for China

After two-weeks of Volvo Ocean Race celebrations in Abu Dhabi, the five-strong fleet set sail on leg three of the round-the-world odyssey to Sanya, China to the rapturous cheers of thousands of fans. Marking the occasion, and the handing o

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UAE aerobatic team to thrill Abu Dhabi crowd

The UAE’s premier aerobatic team, Al Fursan (the Knights), will amaze Abu Dhabi crowds with its breathtaking displays and gravity defying manoeuvres this week, as part of the emirate’s historic hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. Flying

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Abu Dhabi quits opening leg of Volvo Race

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing pulled out of the opening stage of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday, leaving only four of the six boats contesting the leg between Alicante and Cape Town. British skipper Ian Walker decided to head for Lisbon as conce

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